Trucking Industry Abbreviation and Acronym Cheatsheet

Trucking Industry Abbreviation and Acronym Cheatsheet

A list of the most important trucking abbreviations and acronyms. What does cc or o/o mean in trucking?

Owner Operator Quarterly Tax Tips

Owner Operator Quarterly Tax Tips

Quarterly tax advice for owner-operators and trucking companies, including the most common mistakes to avoid like losing track of income.

Calculating your cost per mile

Calculating your cost per mile

To calculate your cost per mile, simply divide your total expenses by your total miles. Want examples? Click to see what this looks like.

Should You Get Your Trucking Authority? Weighing the Pros and Cons

Should You Get Your Trucking Authority? Weighing the Pros and Cons

If you’ve been leased onto a company or working as a company driver for a while, you’ve probably considered stepping out and getting your own authority. Before you take the leap, you should weigh the upsides and the downsides.

Driver Qualification Files: What They Are and What Goes in Them

Driver Qualification Files: What They Are and What Goes in Them

Whether you run a massive fleet or a company of one, you’ll need a driver qualification file (DQF) for each of your drivers — including yourself, if you have your own authority.

Fuel Surcharge Calculator

Fuel Surcharge Calculator

A fuel surcharge calculator for calculating your the fuel surcharges in your trucking business based on baseline fuel price and MPG.

Truck Driver Exercises for Fitness for the Road

Truck Driver Exercises for Fitness for the Road

A list of the best truck driver exercises including workouts, tips, and ways to hit the gym while on the road.

Owner Operator Costs – Fixed vs Variable Expenses

Owner Operator Costs – Fixed vs Variable Expenses

What you need to know about owner operator costs including driver pay, fixed costs vs. variable costs, and more.

What exactly is IFTA?

What exactly is IFTA?

A detailed look at the International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA), including who participates in the IFTA and how it started.

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How do I calculate IFTA?

How to calculate IFTA including calculators for fuel taxes, miles, quarterly reports, and more.

Simple rules for maintaining long-term profitability in your trucking business

Simple rules for maintaining long-term profitability in your trucking business

Easy to follow rules for turning a profit in your trucking business, including rates, fuel costs, insurance, repair bills and more.

What’s the difference between HVUT, Form 2290, and IFTA?

What’s the difference between HVUT, Form 2290, and IFTA?

In this article we explain the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (HVUT), the Form 2290 tax form, and IFTA tax, and what you need to know about each.